"There is a story, always ahead of you ..."

Michael Ondaatje

As a poet who also writes prose, I am perpetually bewitched by the narratives we devise to re-imagine ourselves and the lives of others. Stories made fresh with purpose and mystery.

Cool Women Ensemble, Easton, PA, 2018

ArtYard: Poetry on Demand, Frenchtown, NJ, 2017

Poem of the Week

Recipe for Cat

         

Not dog

nothing like dog

except a similar body

 

Season lightly as a rule

but add one gram of turmeric

which is anti-inflammatory

 

and gives the orange color

favored by Danes on their ships

which many of us now prefer

 

Neither shake nor stir

allowing the disparate molecules

to take their own sweet time

 

Chill thoroughly

                                   Shot Glass, # 26

Pop-up Poetry, Staten Island Ferry, 2019

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